ERIC Number: ED433864
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Jefferson College Fall 1998 Factbook. Volume I: Student Characteristics.
Jefferson Coll., Hillsboro, MO.
This fall 1998 report describes student characteristics, enrollment, test scores, and outcomes at Jefferson College, Missouri. Statistics are grouped into seven sections. In the Admissions area, nearly sixty-nine percent of students graduated from an in-county high school or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) program. Regarding Total Student Body, for the third year in a row, enrollment increased slightly to 3,976 (13 students over last year), student credit hours increased by 452 to 38,640 total, part-time student enrollment decreased slightly, the number of full-time students increased slightly, and the number of full-time equivalent students has stabilized. The Degree-Seeking Students section states that 661 more of these students enrolled than in 1997. Area Vocational School experienced enrollment growth in both high school- and college-level programs. The Standardized Testing section reports that average ACT scores are about one point lower than national averages, and freshmen scored at or above other two-year college freshmen on the Asset course placement test and the CAAP test. With regard to Student Outcomes, fifteen percent of students earn a certificate or associate's degree, or complete a program each year. In fall 1998, 1,186 students who began their education at Jefferson were enrolled in other Missouri public institutions. In 1997, ninety-seven percent of vocational-technical graduates were employed 180 days after graduation. Enrollment statistics for Jefferson College at Arnold are offered in this final section, stating that the center experienced a slight decrease in enrollment and credit hours. (Contains 31 tables and 16 figures.) (RDG)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: Jefferson Coll., Hillsboro, MO.